Educational Director - Jean Garvin School - $2000 Sign On Bonus

Oversee a flexible, new educational program that meets the needs of students. Motivate staff to champion student's individuality and strengths, while supporting academic success in a friendly, therapeutic, supportive environment.

The Jean Garvin School is a therapeutic alternative school providing academics and clinical treatment services for students in grades 7-12.  The school is expanding its programming to include Intensive Program with higher levels of support for students. The school is a dynamic environment where relationships and trauma-transforming care work to reclaim youth and set them up for success. 


  • Recruit, train, supervise and evaluate education staff in the areas of Individual Education Plan (IEP) development, curriculum development/instruction, speech/language needs, behavior management/intervention and collaborative teaming
  • Assist in development, coordination, and delivery of employee in-service training
  • Participate in administrative oversight of operations, ensuring education instruction meets VT State requirements
  • Participate on Leadership teams, representing the agency and school in community forums
  • Collaborate with LEA liaisons and other service providers
  • Coordinate legally mandated special education procedures for the school along with comprehensive evaluations, progress monitoring assessment reports and Educational Outcome Reports


  • Master's degree
  • EducLevel_II License
  • Supervisory Experience
  • Experience providing consultation and training with students with emotional/behavioral challenges
  • Valid driver's license and use of a personal vehicle

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  • Full time, year-round position
  • Exempt position
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience


  • 36 paid days off
  • 401k with up to 8% employer contribution
  • Excellent Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Disability Insurance
  • Childcare stipend

*All sign on bonuses are exclusively offered to external staff and internal staff are not eligible.

*All referral bonuses are exclusively offered to internal staff and external applicants are not eligible.

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